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Strain remembered as inspirational lawyer and teacher

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In one of his final journal entries, Edward Eugene “Ebbie” Strain III wrote, “It’s not about whether you win or lose because we are all headed for death, that certain and ultimate loss.

REMEMBERING TIM LEE

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Early last week, Tim Lee thought he had six months to live. As it turned out, he had only six days.

32nd annual Big Red Apple Festival draws thousands

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Several thousand people showed up for Cornelia’s 32nd annual Big Red Apple Festival held in downtown Cornelia Saturday, Sept. 28. It is the largest event the city holds every year.

A chance to say goodbye

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Just days before his death, peers, friends and loved ones of Tim Lee’s gathered Monday, Sept.

Town hall to discuss jail bond referendum set Monday

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Ahead of the election, the Habersham County Commission will hold Monday the first of two planned town hall meetings to discuss with Habersham Countians the jail bond referendum on the coming Nov.

Demorest discusses water-theft penalties

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The Demorest City Council, during its Tuesday work session, spent some time discussing possible penalties for people caught stealing water, which appears to be a reoccurring issue.